Threatened

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Editor killed by unknown gunmen in Turkey

December 21, 2009 4:51 PM ET

New York, December 21, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Turkish authorities today to locate the killers of journalist Cihan Hayırsevener and bring them to justice. Hayırsevener, at left, editor of the local daily newspaper Güney Marmara’da Yaşam,...

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Kyrgyz authorities must stop rise in attacks against press

December 16, 2009 5:02 PM ET

New York, December 16, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for an end to the unrelenting wave of unsolved attacks on journalists in Kyrgyzstan....

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Newsweekly reveals twist in Colombian wiretapping scandal

December 15, 2009 10:15 AM ET

Last week’s cover story in the leading Colombian newsweekly Semana—known for investigations that have shaken the core of the administration of President Alvaro Uribe Vélez—revealed further evidence of illegal wiretapping of journalists by the Administrative Department of Security (DAS), the country’s national intelligence...

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Belarus journalist threatened, warned not to publish

December 10, 2009 4:48 PM ET

New York, December 10, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Belarusian authorities to prosecute and convict the perpetrators who made death threats against Iryna Khalip, Belarus correspondent for the Moscow-based independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta....

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Journalist survives vicious attack in Nepal

December 9, 2009 4:49 PM ET

New York, December 9, 2009—Police in Nepal should thoroughly investigate reports that journalist Tika Bista was brutally attacked on Tuesday in reprisal for her work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Michoacán journalists under siege with nowhere to turn

December 7, 2009 5:41 PM ET

David Silva, the husband of abducted reporter María Esther Aguilar Cansimbe, ran his hand roughly across his forehead twice, then held his face, looked down, and said, “Every night it’s the same until 2 or 4 in the morning, waiting...

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Doubling down on playing the spy card

November 23, 2009 5:42 PM ET

Another foreign journalist was “outed" in Pakistan on Friday. A front-page story in the November 20 edition of the daily newspaper The Nation ran the picture of an unidentified journalist at the scene of a bomb blast in Peshawar, identifying...

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International press decries attack on Rosenberg

November 16, 2009 5:14 PM ET

Twenty-one international news editors have signed on to a letter to the Pakistan government today. It was addressed to Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira and was drafted by Islamabad’s foreign correspondent community. They were concerned about an...

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CNN'S Lou Dobbs threatened; shot fired at home

November 2, 2009 1:00 PM ET

On October 26, 2009, CNN anchor Lou Dobbs announced on the air that a shot had been fired at his home while his wife and her driver were standing outside in the driveway. Dobbs made the announcement on CNN and...

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Death threats sent to paper of slain editor in Sri Lanka

October 28, 2009 3:46 PM ET

New York, October 28, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists is greatly concerned by ongoing threats to Sri Lanka’s journalists and media organizations. Anonymous letters with death threats, at left, recently sent to Sunday Leader Editor-in-Chief Frederica Jansz and News...

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